1.1 We will collect personal information from you in the course of providing our legal services. We may also obtain personal information from third party searches, other investigations and, sometimes, from adverse parties.
1.2 We are required to collect the full name and address of our clients by Rule 93 of the Uniform General Rules. Accurate name and address information must also be collected in order to comply with the trust account record keeping requirements of Rule 47 of the Uniform General Rules and to comply with our duty to the Courts.
1.3 We are required and committed to protecting your personal information in accordance with our obligations under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and the National Privacy Principles.
1.4 Personal information about you, provided by you and other sources, is protected under the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000 (Cth). Disclosure of such information may be compelled by law (e.g. under the Social Security Act 1991 (Cth)).
1.5 You also authorise us to disclose such information where necessary to others in furtherance of your claim/matter.